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the tops of both of my middle fingers are numb, the left is worse than the right. none of my other fingers are affected. would this be considered as?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
Dr. Padmashri Rastogi
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Nerve injury: If peripheral damage to nerve is there or ongoing, it can first manifest in the most peripheral part of the body usually toes. If it is bothersome or progressive, see the doctor for vascular, neurological and metabolic diabetes, thyroid disease exclusion. Local exposure to heat, chemicals, B12 deficiency also of concern.

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Last updated Jan 21, 2018

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